Manamana Manauea Mānanai Blouse - White Seersucker
This Mānanai Blouse features our Manamana Manauea print on White Seersucker fabric with Sprout and Avocado inks.
Gathering manauea is always a treat. Knowing its flavor and how it can spice any dish makes harvesting the seaweed a joy! Adding manauea to poke or a salad always makes it memorable. As a child, I recall gathering manauea in Kaneʻohe Bay. One of my favorite places is Tavarua, Fiji, as it grows in huge “clouds.” Molokaʻi had plenty! Looking into the Kumulipo, the creation chant of Hawaiʻi, the mention of manauea appears very early. This tells us that its been around for a long time. The name given to this fabric layout is a play on the nature of its growth. The many branches (mana) moving about in the currents is a wonderful sight to see. Its abundance is mana-full.
Dressing these days, I am mindful of comfort and ease. Schedules sometimes require fabrics that can make the run, in and out. Temperatures and humidity also need to be considered… Seersucker is one solution! No ironing required. Ready off the clothesline and into the office (or concert). Lightweight and feels good!
Named for an idyllic breeze, our seersucker cloth takes this blouse to another level. Sleeveless and ultimately cool, these button ups are like bliss!
Model is wearing a size XS.
Hang to dry.
Iron on reverse.
Do not dry clean.
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